Here's the lineup for today's show:
The Carters (aka Bey 'n' Jay) drop a big surprise
(Starts at 1:13)
During a concert in London this weekend, the couple premiered a video for a song from their new, joint album, "Everything is Love." How do they manage to keep such a big secret? And how did they get permission to shoot that video inside The Louvre Museum in Paris?
Guest: Michelle Kim, Pitchfork
'The Humans': Tony-nominated play gets real about family
(Starts at 9:15)
Ever had a really bad family dinner? Maybe you should make a play out of it. That's part of what inspired Stephen Karam to write "The Humans," a drama that unfolds over a Thanksgiving dinner. Three generations of a family, plus a potential son-in-law, gather in a dingy New York apartment, not so much to break bread but to cross swords. There are plenty of laughs in the show, but “The Humans” is ultimately a serious look into what binds a family together — and what tears it apart. "The Humans" was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize (it lost to "Hamilton"), and it's having its L.A. debut at the Ahmanson Theatre. When The Frame's John Horn spoke with Karam during the show's New York run, the playwright expressed the joy of having a Broadway hit without being a musical spectacle.
Guest: playwright Stephen Karam
The guy who makes sure the dinos are authentic
(Starts at 20:45)
The summer movie with maybe the highest box office expectations this year is "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom." It's the follow up to the 2015 reboot, "Jurassic World," which became the fifth-highest grossing movie of all time. But the origins of the film franchise all come down to one massively popular book: Michael Crichton's "Jurassic Park." We'll talk to Jack Horner, the paleontologist who Crichton used as the basis for the Dr. Alan Grant character (played in the series by Sam Neill). "Jurassic Park" director Steven Spielberg hired Horner as a technical advisor on that first film and he's worked on every film in the series since.